A few months ago, the Deadspin staff got into one of our dumber and more protracted debates (a true feat) about whether the ocean or space was scarier. Like every other drawn-out yelling match, it lasted for a long time and went nowhere, though this one surfaced again yesterday. Both sides refused to budge from their…
Time is a social construct cooked up by humankind to impose some modicum of order onto an otherwise chaotic existence. But with that said, Super Bowl 52 will kick off this weekend. At some point. Who will win “the big game”? That’s not for me to say. What time does it start? Now there’s a good question.
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Did you hear the good news? NASA found some new Earth-sized exoplanets that aren’t that far away. There might be aliens on them! Or maybe we’ll be able to live on them someday! Either way, there’s no harm in doing some early planning.
The Super Bowl is allegedly this weekend, and reports indicate that the contest will be played in Houston between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots.
At some point tomorrow, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will play against each other in the Super Bowl. However, a much more widely-contested game, between, oh, every publication, has already started.
Gee, this is swell, no? Fire in space! Olympic fire in space! Space men taking Olympic fire into space!
The Rocket Frog Photoshop contest went about as well as we could have hoped. You all did right by Rocket Frog, the 21st century's most important icon. Here are the best of your submissions, as well as your winner.
Rocket Frog will be, without a doubt, the enduring image of this century. It is a perfect work of art, and it will never be topped. As such, we are sure that there are plenty of other pictures and situations out there that could be improved by the presence of Rocket Frog, and you are going to do the improving.
During an interview with Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, the folks at WIP had the good sense to ask him for his thoughts on that big-ass meteor that recently landed in Russia and that even bigger-ass asteroid that whizzed by Earth and threw us all into a brief, existential meltdown. Bryzgalov's response was the best…
If there is one thing baseball announcers love talking about, it's shadows. "Boy I tell ya, these shadows are going to play havoc on the hitters this afternoon!" Given how much the shadows get talked about, you'd think most announcers would have a solid understanding of how the earth's rotation works. This is not…
Sometimes we cover feats of human achievement in space. Other times we cover massive international f*ckups. And then, sometimes, we have the privilege to bring you something like this. Nuts, in space. [YouTube]